Richard J. Golsan, Texas A&M University

Nathan Bracher,
Texas A&M University

Thank you for your interest in our 2014 NEH Summer Seminar. We hope the materials posted here will be useful to you. If you are interested in applying, please view the application guidelines.

4 week seminar from June 29 – July 23, 2014
Locations: Paris and Normandy

This seminar will examine the memories and legacies of World Wars I and II in contemporary France through the study of monuments, museums, and battle fields as well as important recent works of fiction and film. The first week will be spent in Paris during which time we will visit monuments of both wars including the Historial de la Grande Guerre and the battle site of the Somme, the Mémorial de la Shoah and Mont Valerien. The remainder of our stay will be spent in Caen in Normandy, where we will go together and return by bus. In Normandy, we will visit the D-Day landing sites and study at the Mémorial. Films to be view include The Sorrow and the Pity and Life and Nothing But. Novels to be read include HHhH and 1914.

Language Proficiency | Housing and Logistics | Stipend | Seminar Schedule | Seminar Readings | Application | Letter from the Project Director (.pdf)

Application deadline: March 4, 2014

Please send applications to:
NEH Summer Seminar
ATTN: Richard J. Golsan
The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research
305 Glasscock Building
Texas A&M University
4214 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4214